Accounting Paraprofessional

Raleigh, North Carolina (US)
Feb 22, 2021
Mar 22, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification

Johnson Lambert is a progressive public accounting firm, specializing in providing services to the insurance, not-for-profit and employee benefit plan industries.  From our eight offices we provide services to clients on a national scale.  Our highly trained professionals bring a unique depth of knowledge and specialization to our industry clients. We are proud of our 35 year history and excited about our future! 

Our core values: agility, trust, and respect guide us as an organization and an employer. Our mission is to provide the highest quality audit, tax and advisory services, within the distinct industry markets that we serve, and to earn our clients’ trust as a valued business partner.  We aim to be the choice employer for our profession’s most innovative and dedicated talent.

We are seeking a responsible and results driven Accounting Paraprofessional looking for an exciting opportunity to join our team. You will work collaboratively with professional staff to perform or assist in effectively executing various aspects of client engagements. This is a new remote position at the firm that will provide inspired and successful candidates with long term growth potential.


What’s the job like?

  • Prepare and automate audited financial statements, documents, and reports
  • Format, proofread and edit client deliverables
  • Prepare and complete: 
    • Audit workpapers
    • Confirmations
    • Engagement correspondence and deliverables
  • Accumulate and enter client data
  • Create electronic audit files for new client onboarding
  • Support evolving needs and projects across all business units


What you’ll need for success:

  • Familiarity with basic accounting principles, procedures, and terminology
  • Superb editing, proofreading and grammar skills
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to quality
  • Ability and willingness to learn new software applications with assistance and training
  • Capacity to analyze data and draw logical conclusions
  • Work collaboratively with team member across all business units
  • Effective interpersonal skills, with an ability to interface with clients, personnel and service providers at all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Follow written and oral directions and instructions; maintain client confidentiality
  • A self-starter with a service-minded attitude
  • Highly organized and structured when approaching tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to effectively manage conflicting priorities and organize workflow
  • Ability to work flexible schedule depending on on business needs
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 2+ years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and Google Suite experience
  • Prior accounting software experience a plus
  • Remote work experience preferred


How JL will  support you and your career:

  • 25 days of paid time off for all professional level employees Half-day Fridays during the summer Employer-subsidized medical & dental benefits for both employee and family 401(k) with employer match Financial support for employees who want to seek additional certifications relevant to the business  2 paid days off annually for personal community service activities A true “open-door” policy at all levels

Application closes on Sunday, March 14th

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